Boca Raton Episode 69 – Alexander Gomez – CEO and Founder of New Wave Endo-Surgery Inc
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Alexander Gomez / New Wave Endo-Surgery Inc

Ricardo Alexander Gómez is CEO of New Wave Endo-Surgery Inc based in Coconut Creek, FL. He was born in Mayaguez Puerto Rico but moved as a child to Amherst Massachusetts where he grew up working in a family restaurant. He began his career as a surgical tech in Broward General more than 20 years ago. He then attended Cornell Medical School, where he also served as president of his 2002-2006 class, University of Massachusetts and received and M.B.A from Florida International University. He is the inventor of D-HELP and founder of New Wave Surgical which was listed in INC magazine 2014 as one of America’s fastest growing private companies and the #1 fastest growing surgical device company. In 2014, DHELP was used worldwide in over 1 million surgeries. In 2014 Gómez sold New Wave Surgical to Covidien/Medtronic.  He is now running a new company New Wave Endo and launching a new surgical device that will help reduce hernia complications after laparoscopic surgery as well as help reduce opioid consumption. He has over 15 patents issued and is a published author in research done at Columbia/Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital that has helped improve outcomes for children with Craniosynostosis.  He is the father of 3 girls and lives in Lighthouse point, Fl.

 

 

Kevin Cox / Adams Center for Entrepreneurship at FAU
(Co-Host)

Jason Hill / Client Focused Advisors
(Host)

Alexander Gomez / New Wave Endo-Surgery
(Guest)

 

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